Further details about the new umbrella industry event East Doc Platform, held March 5 – 12, 2012 at the One World International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival, available here.
Established in 2001, the East European Forum is the largest co-production platform and networking event for East European filmmakers and key international commissioning editors, distributors, buyers and East European film fund representatives. Directors and independent producers come to pitch their in-development projects for co-production, pre-buy or other forms of financial support. With the help of the Forum, there have been more than 80 documentaries (here…) finished by 2011. Since 2001, the Forum has welcomed more than 550 directors and producers from Eastern Europe, over 200 commissioning editors, buyers and festival programmers. More than 200 film professionals took part in the workshop, accompanying programme and East European Forum public pitching session.
EAST EUROPEAN FORUM
Deadline: December 20, 2011
Prep workshop date: March 5 – 9, 2012
Public pitching + Feedback Roundtables: March 10 – 11, 2012
Location: Prague, Czech Republic
WHO CAN APPLY:
The East European Forum is open to directors and producers who represent their original documentary project. The fundamental condition to enter the public presentation is the personal attendance of both the director and the producer of the film at the prep workshop, as well as at the pitching session. At least one in the couple should be English –speaking. East European Forum is dedicated mainly to original projects from Central and Eastern Europe, when at least the director of the producer is the native of the region.
100 Euro per project + 250 Euro contribution for accommodation per project
Entry form and further information is available at: http://www.dokweb.net/en/east-european-forum/entry-form/
In the past, East European Forum hosted the following commissioning editors:
Sabine Bubeck-Paaz (ZDF/ARTE, Germany), Madeleine Avramoussis (ARTE THEMA Strasbourg, France), Hans Robert Eisenhauer (ARTE G.E.I.E. Germany/France), Leena Pasanen (YLE Teema, Finland), Iikka Vehkalahti (YLE, Finland), Philippe Van Meerbeck (VRT, Belgium), Wim Van Rompaey (Lichtpunt, Belgium), Cees Van Ede (NPS, Netherlands), Franz Grabner (ORF, Austria), Martin Stoll (Czech TV, Czech Republic), Björn Arvas (SVT, Sweden), Caroline Mutz (ARTE THEMA, France), Marijke Rawie (AVRO, Netherlands), Kathrin Brinkmann (ARTE/ZDF, Germany), Bert Janssens (Humanist Broadcasting Foundations, Netherlands), Philippe Muller (ARTE G.E.I.E., France), Heino Deckert (MAJA.DE Film, Germany), Esther Van Messel (First Hand Films, Switzerland), Nick Fraser (BBC 4, UK), Mette Hoffmann Meyer (TV2, Denmark), Flemming Grenz (DR TV, Denmark), Jordi Ambros (TV3 CAT), Caroline Behar (France 5, France), Marijke Huijbregts (AVRO, Netherlands), Rasa Miskinyte (LRT, Lithuania), Dr. Claudia Schreiner (MDR/ARD, Germany), Andrzej Titkow (PTV, Poland), Christian Popp ( RBB/ARTE, Německo), Sari Volanen (YLE, Finland), Jenny Westergaard (YLE, Finland), Elisabeth Hulten (ARTE France, France), Rada Šešič (Jan Vrijman Fund, Netherlands), Charlotte Gry Madsen (DR TV, Denmark), Christiane Hinz (VRD, Germany), Katarzyna Malinowska (TVP Kultura, Poland), Claudia Nedelescu (TVR, Romania), Marek Šebeš (Czech TV, Czech Republic), Andras Monory Mesz (MTV, Hungary), Joke Goovaerts (Lichtpunt, Belgium), Heribert Schneiders (MDR, Germany), Jessica Raspe (AVRO, Netherlands), Jane Jankovic (TVO, Canada), Viola Salu (ETV, Estonia), Vera Bonnier (SVT, Sweden), Klara Toth (Duna TV, Hungary), Flora Gregory (Al Jazeera English, UK), Margje de Koning (IKON, Netherlands), Lejla Babovic (BHRT, Bosnia and Herzegovina), Claudia Bucher (ARTE, France), Rudy Buttignol (Knowledge, Canada), Cynthia Kane (ITVS International, USA), Wilbur Leguebe (RTBF, Belgium), Cynthia López (PBS, USA), Jenny Ross (Al Jazeera English, UK), Milka Pavlicevic (ZDF/ARTE, Germany), Alex Szalat (ARTE France, France), Rahdi Taylor (Sundance Documentary Fund, USA), Lois Vossen (ITVS, USA), Sandra Whipham (producer, consultant, UK), Katja Wildermuth (MDR, Germany), Adam Gee (Channel 4, UK), Tom Casciato (WNET.ORG/THIRTEEN, USA), Andrew Catauro (American Documentary / POV, USA), Caroline Coutts (Knowledge Network, Canada), Carl Otto Dethlefsen (DR, Denmark), Silke Heinz (MDR, Germany), Dušan Jurčík (CT, Czech Republic), Marje Jurtshenko (ERR, Estonia), Hanka Kastelicova (RTV Slovenija, Slovenia), Tomasz Kolankiewicz (TVP, Poland), Vanja Kranjac (TV B92, Serbia), Jutta Krug (WDR, Germany), Milan Kruml (TV Nova, Czech Republic), Daniela Kuzmanova (BNT, Bulgaria), Mirka Lammi (YLE TV2, Finland), Cyntia Lopez (American Documentary, USA), Monika Mikušová (Slovenská televízia, Slovak Republic), Alena Müllerová (CT, Czech Republic), Rialda Ocuz (BHRT, Bosnia and Herzegovina), Hjalmar Palmgren (SVT, Sweden), Martin Pieper (ZDF, Germany), Igor Pozgaj (RTRS, Bosnia and Herzegovina), Outi Saarikoski-Schimberg (YLE co-productions, Finland), Charles Schuerhoff (PBS International, USA), Martina Šantavá (HBO, Czech Republic), Jana Škopková (CT, Czech Republic), Gena Teodosievska (MRT, Macedonia), Barbara Wiessing (IKON, The Netherlands), Kamila Zlatušková (CT, Czech Republic).